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of one. petraeus indiscretions came to the attention of the fbi. they were conducting an investigation into what looked like suspicious emails to a person at the cia and a person at the national intelligence agency. those emails involved paula broadwell the author of a petraeus biography called "all in." she spent time in afghanistan while petraeus was commander there, gathering material for her book. she told jon stewart on the "daily show" her research included working out with the fay spousely fit four tar general. >> when i was in kabul we would do a lot of interviews on run. for him it was a good distraction from the war. of course he's a bit concerned as someone in his position would be about legacy. >> reporter: president obama acknowledged the military side of the petraeus legacy saying in a statement by any measure he was one of the outstanding general officers of his generation. as head of the cia petraeus violated no law by having an affair. although he conceded a moral failing, saying he showed extremely poor judgment both as a husband and a leade
have learned that for the last few months the f.b.i. has been investigating the communications of petraeus. law enforcement sources tell bob orr there was concern about e-mails that the c.i.a. director was exchanging with a woman who is a journalist. additional sources tell us those communications involved paula broadwell, seen here with petraeus on a department plane. broadwell, 39 years old, published a book last year on petraeus' time as the general in charge in afghanistan. broadwell is a harvard university research associate and she spent time in afghanistan with petraeus. she is a west point graduate, as is petraeus. we have tried to reach broadwell today but we have not heard back. before this sudden development, it would have been hard to find edyone in washington admired as much as david petraeus. wae former general led the war in iraq and the war in sfghanistan. he is a scholar known for his calm, steady advice to presidents. we begin our coverage of this breaking story with nancy cordes at the white house tonight. nancy? hi reporter: scott, white house officials say
an fbi investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs newsed learned about cryptic e-mails he exchanged with paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> reporter: retired colonel kerney met her earlier this year. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> did that seem suspicious? >> in my 31 years, i've never heard of anybody having the type of access that she was. was i suspicious? no. >> the white house insists it knew nothing about it until he told the president after the election. president obama accepted his resignation today and thanked him for his service. colonel kerney says the resignation may not end his problems. you and i acid skins of this country -- sit -- you and i acid zins -- he could conceivably be recalled from a retired status and could be subject to discipline ferry action. >> infidelity is sensitive problem with the cia. they are always concerned that agents can be black mailed for information -- blakmaild. >> president obama is going to into the fiscal cliff with a strong han
the fbi got a tip and investigated whether it posed a security risk. petraeus had been head of the cia since september of last year. before that, he led u.s. military forces in both afghanistan and iraq. much more on the petraeus story ahead on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley." >>> bay area headlines. this is what's left of a suspect's car after a police chase ended this afternoon. they say the person was driving recklessly through castro valley before crashing into a light pole. the suspects under arrest suffered minor injuries. no one else was hurt. >>> the lights are back on for san francisco residents left in the dark after a lightning strike. pg&e says the lightning damaged five transformers along 24th street about 1:00 in the morning. about 200 people in the noe valley neighborhood were affected by that. >>> tonight, a santa rosa family is asking why someone would shoot their beloved pet. their 17-year-old american warm blood horse was shot and killed in sonoma county's bennett valley area. delta fox was grazing sunday morning on the outskirts of the 14-acre sonoma county
to light during an f.b.i. investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs news has learned were cryptic e-mails patraeus exchanged with his by graver paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> cbs 5 military analyst retired colonel brendan kearney med broadwell earlier this year during her book tour. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> does that seem suspicious to you, when you now think back? >> in 31 years of being around an awful lot of general officers, i've never heard of anybody having the access that she had. and was i suspicious? no. i'm not going to give myself credit for that. >> reporter: the white house insists it knew nothing about the investigation until patraeus told the president after the election. president obama accepted his resignation today, and thanked patraeus for his service. colonel kearney says the resignation may not end patraeus's problems. >> you and i as citizens of this country quite honestly, we don't worry what happens between consenting adults. in the military, th
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